Group Financial Accountant

Posted 6 April by Investigo Easy Apply

Investigo are urgently seeking a Group Financial Accountant for a FTSE 50 business based in Bedfordshire.


This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the UK's largest businesses in a role providing exceptional technical accounting expertise across the Group to the senior leadership teams. As a key part of a fast paced, friendly and dedicated Group finance team, you will ensure compliance with external financial reporting requirements, drive continuous improvement in reporting, and be the go-to technical expert across both our Group functions, and the brands.
As a highly regarded, market leading FTSE 50 business, the organisation will both stretch and challenge your existing skills, alongside providing a supportive environment.


Key Duties:

  • Hands-on production and delivery of Group financial statements at both half and full year, ensuring that the Board of Directors meet their legal requirements in relation to financial reporting disclosures
  • Ownership and development of the Group accounting policies manual, including leading on projects to determine the impact of new and amended accounting standards
  • Providing best-in-class technical advice - utilising your existing expertise to support the Group and brand finance teams
  • Key contact for Group external audit team, ensuring delivery of relevant evidence to support the Group financial statements
  • Ownership for preparation of subsidiary statutory accounts to ensure complete compliance with our legal responsibilities
  • Involvement in ad hoc projects and continuous improvement initiatives providing a wide variety of challenges and experience. An opportunity to improve and bring further maturity to our systems and processes


To apply -

  • You will be a qualified accountant with extensive Group experience ideally gained within a large PLC.
  • Be an immediately available self-starter
  • Be technically strong and possess business partnering skills to engage with the wider business.

Reference: 34846653

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